Head Quarters 6th Novemr 1780
I have thrown my sentiments, upon the subject of the representation made by yourself and other Gentlemen of the Hospital, into the form of a letter to Congress. If you can reconcile my plan to your own feelings, you will be pleased to seal and forward the letter by Docr Craik. If not, you will return it to me again, that I may transmit as much only as relates to the Regimental Surgeons. I am, &c.
DLC: Papers of George Washington.